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interest and also house own red lines. this is the best city market among shares hero who flew through. this. residence of eastern ukraine are stunned by recent military action in which a hundred civilians have been killed or injured in the last week alone a family of three died in the latest bombardment. also in the week's top stories russia succeeds in its effort to bring relief to the suffering population as tons of aid are deliberate with a convoy returning to russia. for justice over the killing of an unarmed black teenager get an iron fist response from police in the us with protesters and journalists feeling the wrath of security forces. john said what's the reason for ordering the press out what for the border
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guard about ready to break out your president. should not borrow. an american journalist has been handled by the islamic state allegedly by british executioner we'll look at how the jihadist movement is managing to find a willing recruits in the west. it's three pm in moscow watching r.t. international with marina josh welcome to the program. a family of three have been killed in shelling of residential areas in the ukrainian city of donetsk and this as the army made another attempt to rid the city of anti-government fighters a mother father and their eleven year old daughter were running to a shelter when the bombing began a rocket landed next to them on the street some of forty people have been killed in
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the new this week as shells hit apartment buildings hospitals and churches almost near now we are you going to move there have been massive multiple attacks in neighborhoods and residential areas here and donates overnight saturday there was almost a continuous stream of shelling so much so that i have a colleague see i was what is local people i know would constantly to missing each other to make sure that we were ok the local press here is reporting that the ukrainian army has received an order to clear the city of local militia by independence day which is today now we're also receiving reports that in the past twenty four hour was the anti-government fight has have to tell against the advancing ukrainian military and they've managed to isolate two units of the ukrainian army this comes as the ukrainian army evonne says on to its we do know that they are trying to compete encircled the city so the situation is escalating
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almost by the minute now kate has just dismissed earlier reports its military units have been surrounded by anti-government forces in the nantz meanwhile in the neighboring lugansk the city has suffered intense shelling and numerous casualties this week locals there say no place is safe with bombs landing on residential areas every day artist maria financial reports from be embattled city. the devastation of we worried shelling we were here last fall days ago and we've returned to find guns there in the scars of sustained attack kiev is calling this long assault the final stage of its military operation and the fact it's having the locals is all too clear every day residential areas of the city of look at being targeted fortunately when this five story apartment building was hit no word was heard by the time had happened almost all of the residents have already fled minutes later we come across
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two of the handful of people still living here and they're clearly terrified. that the. many of those still here high the elderly hold to seek to leave home again like elenor they're forced to take shelter in their basements when the shelling begins to get a great deal as the good you look out at me mohammad got children look at the lashing media. i don't know what that will eventually they're your buddies but you can i am the one it across will be over then your point of going out the real fear for the obama i don't know but i'll be the elder don't know but i'm hanging in the boat but it really angered her i was there although this is the scene in lugansk central market it was hit on monday with the smell of burning still not known to
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have known the area and the city in the line of fire this is a ghost city market and mon cher she moved here because it was. we rushed to the nearest bomb shelter you know the basement the. candles can still be found in the shops and they've become crucial in a city without electricity. just about to start moving our piece to have her. show her just miss one from us the near constant bombardment is taking its toll on the locals who were. there and there were. big tory tells us she has little choice but to state what you are. only a couple. not of general blum who go by the
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thousands of refugees have pulled out of the guns to escape the recent shelling and even if the stones are to be the final assault on the city as the government in kiev claims the effects of the sustained fighting will be felt by civilians here for many years to come. or even ocean r.t. in lugansk ukraine. now after weeks deprived of food and water and russian humanitarian aid convoy finally reached desperate ukrainians who lined up to get basic essentials they convoys now back into russia after unloading tons of food medicine and water in less than twenty four hours two hundred eighty trucks made their way through war torn is for new grain after being stalled at the border for over a week pay if was reluctant to let the comb through citing a lack of proper checks and documentation the international red cross said it was disappointed with a delay when the a was needed so much. the i.c.r.c. regrets that customs inspector inspections as agreed to between the russian for the
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ration and ukraine you know sir it is where the late by the ukrainian authorities there were any german situation there is dire. we found in the city without water. we don't electricity without supplies. and cut off from the rest of the world and we said the measures to essentials infrastructure. issues this find a humanitarian mission in the west so quickly it suggested that a call on that was a russian invasion and the hysteria was fanned by headlines like these comparing the convoy to a trojan horse or artillery units we asked political analyst the boys and investigative journalist neil clark about the accusations the hypocrisy here is really off the scale isn't it because it seems ok for the western powers to bomb sovereign states for humanitarian reasons but it's not ok for russia to say did
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a humanitarian aid convoy if russia did invade ukraine we know about it with the way the ukraine is we're not going to allow this convoy is pretty clear they're going to find any excuse to stop it from going through and as they were doing this people are being killed and dying in the east of ukraine and that really is outrageous the double standards here this is the pinnacle of hypocrisy there is clear that there is no invasion it's clear that the convoy is purely humanitarian and it's clear that the arrival of the convoy has a point to underscore to the rest of the world that there is no invasion that the only people suffering here are the peaceful people in eastern ukraine that their own government is trying to murder and that's a problem and so they need to divert attention from this to some sort of hypocritical talk of russian invasion doubt there would be a european aid coming into that region for them people in donetsk and lugansk there there's subhumans there like the prime minister yes they're not considering these
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people people they're considering them rebels aggressors russians or whatever so they're not going to help them even though by their own rhetoric and by their own values states should but i don't expect that to happen at all. but it's not only ukraine z's that's been left to deal with the consequences of the fighting this is the western ukrainian city of live on where eleven soldiers were buried on tuesday they died in action in the country's east family and friends gathered to pay their last respects while the coffins were carried to the sound of the national anthem. they had a national red cross has joined a search for understanding the russian photojournalist who disappeared in ukraine almost three weeks ago despite an international outcry his whereabouts remain unknown and keven says there's no information the un the e.u. various rides groups and journalists around the globe are all demanding he have secure his release thirty three year old stan and has worked for many international
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news organizations such as reuters and the associated press his mother hopes to see him soon the goodies that most of them you know. of that you can use to get. them when you have to go to the most was. with that in your book labeled. for the day it was but. it appears to. be seated. several thousand people have gathered in new york to protest against police violence in the u.s. . we also joined calls for justice over the killing of unarmed teenager michael brown in the town for most of the demonstrators accuse the police of being criminals after a heavy handed response to peaceful protest artist marina ford now reports on how
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brown's killing has cost public uproar in america. unrest driven by anger over michael brown's death carried on for a second week demonstrators on the streets of ferguson once again met with tear gas rubber bullets and flash grenades freedom of the press was also under threat as our own correspondent was engulfed in a cloud of tear gas so right now you can see behind me look they're firing this is either tear gas all are small cannons that have also been used throughout these nights oh hour wait let's go let's go to the. guys she gets right in the states affected saying oh my god other reporters faced death threats from police. in the seat louis city the first amendment was confined to a media pen and at least six journalist were arrested for attempting to do their job kevin johnson what's the reason for ordering the press out what's the real
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motoring worry about the road rage that you're president going to take out iran's leader take your bar where are all the revival beyond that i don't want. you i don't care to question i just asked a question that's right the way life totals was still coming in or walking with very little saw code for all the photos photos and butts of the officer in charge decided that circles were not big enough he decided that he got her health the real world through. roughly two hundred ten people have reportedly been arrested since the august. protest began including nineteen year old holocaust survivor hedy epstein police has and try to incite the people in ferguson of the people that come to the demonstrations. so if they become more violent then the police will become even more violent that will be their excuse criticism surrounding heavy
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handed police tactics deepened wednesday when a few miles from ferguson another black man who allegedly shoplifted from a store was shot dead by white police officers powell was brandishing a knife but instead of using a taser or other nonfatal methods cops fired nine shots into the twenty five year old the militarization of america's law enforcement has made front page news around the world critics say arming local cops with war weapons fuels a more aggressive type of policing that lacks accountability america has a lot of issues that has a lot of problems it goes around the world preaching morality but the ugly images of america's military police and beating people in the streets and riot. troops and soldiers in the military on its own citizens has woken the world up that america speaks for by the end of the week police clashes and protests decreased significantly as temperatures in ferguson have around thirty seven degrees celsius
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meanwhile the st louis grand jury has already begun hearing evidence to determine if ferguson officer darren wilson should be charged with the death of michael brown a decision is expected in october but the make up of the jury made the night a wave of backlash to see nine white people and only three black people were chosen as jurors the on even representation may spark a new feeling of injustice causing the public to accuse the process of being bias. r.t. ferguson. now the police and ferguson have been equipped to with some heavy duty military equipment let's take a look now first of all they have gas masks and tear gas and they've also got military grade weapons bulletproof vests and stun grenades that's not including additional handguns well finally they're backed up with heavily armored vehicles fitted out for crowd control former police captain ray lewis says it's the actions
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of officers that led to the violence in the town the fact that the police chief jackson took several days to come out with any information and identifying the officer is outrageous when something like this happens then information has to be given to the public as quickly as possible when he came out with the information about who the officer was what he did was he made michael brown look like a thief of the community saw that exactly for what it was and they were outraged now after that they bring in the military cops right dress these are individuals. their armored from head to toe and when you bring when you dress officers like an occupying army they act like an occupying army and we all know what happens in other countries that we have occupied atrocities are committed. now the case of
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michael brown has heated the debate over the use of lethal force against minorities in america a number of young black man have died at the hands of police this year this april have officers shot down ten times during a struggle in a park in july eric garner died on the ground after an officer used to prohibit a choke hold on him earlier this month john crawford was gunned down when he picked up an air rifle from a shop shelf you know heigho also in august this mentally ill man was shot dead while in compliance with police orders and dante parker was killed after repeatedly being shocked with a stun gun on suspicion of robbery. demonstrators
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clashed with police in sweden on saturday when anti-fascist activists attempted to block a rival rally at least ten people were taken to hospital some with serious injuries when violence broke out in the city of mamo police horses trampled several protesters while one was hit by a van nine people were arrested around fifteen hundred activists gathered to disrupt the speech by they're going to her of a swedish new announcer party tension mounted one firecrackers and smoke bombs were thrown the unrest comes ahead of the country's parliamentary vote. russia's embargo of european products isn't seen as a peachy idea in the e.u. but farmers worried about russia's e.u. food of bargain in response to western sanctions this is more after the break.
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those who want to get involved to stop isis in iraq are allied with isis in syria we still should be doing everything we can to support the free syrian opposition we will continue to provide military assistance and advice to the iraqi government and kurdish. it's like you don't want the bullets to stop. because it's like a duck duck duck duck back back back back up. so it's it's almost like there's a big blue and then you just see the big sound it's like a base. as
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russia and the west continue to drift apart into a new cold war russia's world view of international politics is largely neglected in western media and in the halls of power russia will defend its national interest and also house its own red lines. welcome back this is r t now this week the having of an american journalist by islamic state militants horrified the world that shock was compounded by the discovery that the executioner was from great. u.k. media citing security sources say he was a wealthy man and used to live in a luxurious mansion in the u.k. are just angry farmer reports. the brutal killing of an american journalist by a british citizen grizzly footage posted online showing james foley beheaded by an islamic state militant his execution a speaking in english with an english accent blaming recent days strikes by america
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in iraq we are in a slum in on a state that has been accepted by a large number of muslims for the arts it prompted the british prime minister to cut short his holiday while ten downing street called the brutal murder shocking and to pray but it's also prompted calls by some m.p.'s the quest for the west to rethink its policy in syria and iraq we have blood supplied some stuff in terms of communication to these people all of these people got a hold of this but only. types of niceness type who are now turned into a formidable force however foreign secretary philip hammond made it very clear there will be no change in britain's approach but i reject any suggestion that british foreign policy is providing any kind of excuse for what i salute doing i still has a poisonous ideology we will support moderate. secular
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democratic oppositions to murderous dictatorships whether it's by sil all whether it's the assad regime in syria but the brutal murder of james foley has raised other all good questions for the government namely the growing number of britons fighting alongside jihadists around four hundred thought to have taken up arms in syria and iraq and some experts believe it's a tide that will be difficult to reverse the counter extremism units have not been very effective and the reason they're not very effective is because they're dealing in a framework which they cannot change they cannot change the social situation of many young minority brits in this country they cannot change the foreign policy of great britain and given the. limitations it's on surprising that they have been unable to fix the situation on their own last year britain was shocked by the horrific killing of british soldier lee rigby and inside his london barracks hacked to death by two u.k. nationals who converted to islam and claimed they were avenging the deaths of
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muslims killed by british forces but despite the outrage that followed hundreds of britons have continued to join the islamic state while there's been widespread condemnation of the jihadists it is clear they do have this sympathizes and for britain still very close to home. and. other islamic state is considered too violent even by al-qaeda leaders but despite the atrocities the militants seem to be finding growing supporting you are in france a poll suggest fifteen percent of the population support the islamic state at a third of those are aged between eighteen and twenty four some of the islamic states popularity is being attributed to a p.r. campaign on the web and social media there have been many images posted of famous european monuments in boys and with arabic slogans such as long live the islamic state. the threat of
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a state is spreading far beyond the urban middle east in addition police have been put on alert the world's largest book is terrible after a threat may bind you hard as all the details on our website. and on our to dot com we've got the best pictures from a color run in sweden where participants were showered with dr howard or throughout the rains. rushes block on importing most european foods in response to western sanctions has triggered anger across the e.u. . in spain farmers tipped out crates of. producers there are bracing for a sharp drop in prices due to the recently imposed russian bargo trade union say this will also mean significant job losses these concerns are shared by farmers not only in spain. but i think we'll fix them so the sanctions people are very
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pessimistic no nobody explains to families what's happening and they don't know what the future will hold but right now we have no other market to send produce to apart from the russian one i really disagree with the use decision to impose these sanctions on russia it was a big mistake because we never had any problems with russia. listen we have a group we've come to a dead end nobody cares about us except gold nobody cares how much money we know how are we going to survive. now the e.u. is planning to cushion the blow with up to twenty one hundred twenty five million euro in compensation to producers the numbers however show this is only a drop in the ocean as a cost to the world's hit nations is expected to be up to nine times that an offer . now take a look at some other stories from around the world. an
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israeli air strike has leveled a twelve story apartment building in gaza no casualties have been reported as civilians were warned prior to the strike the attack comes in response to continue rocket and mortar fire from gaza. aviation has been put on a red alert over an icelandic volcano which is expected to spew large amounts of ash parts of the country's airspace has been closed although the nation's airports are currently operating as normal seismic activity also has increased with two strong earthquakes reported on sunday in two thousand and ten the eruption of another volcano in iceland caused huge disruptions to european flights and made life hard for us news presenters who got their tongues in a twist trying to pronounce the volcano's name. tell you i asked you. a joyful. player could you all a just a cool lot of old game i want to meet that
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a. dog. you're good bill. well whether or not we should brace ourselves for another travel nightmare is still unclear but good news for presenters and travelers alliance iceland has already issued a pronounced nation guide for the new volcano bow to the. boat of the. bow to the. well even that is a bit of a tongue twister if you ask me and coming up here at the international airport on the child vaccine debate in the united states to stay with us.
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just the other week on the program we discussed how it's technically legal but not very motivating to impose a curfew on to minors but now that adults are protesting in ferguson missouri the government is placing a curfew on them i'd like to make a small speculation warding this curfew is probably an excuse to break up the protesters once you disperse angry people a lot of their energy to protest is also dispersed but let's think about this if you take a look at the constitution and there are two effective hours listed it doesn't say works from nine to five minutes just because crowd control the darkness is much more difficult and scary for the police doesn't mean that your ability to protest vanishes along with the sun in the evening regardless of whether you agree with the protesters or whether you agree with the idea of protesting at night or not i think is beyond question that you cannot impose a curfew on adults in the united states just because the last two prison seats have used the constitution as toilet paper does not make it somehow invalid at night but that's just my opinion.
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slap in america because every single day jamie died. i'm in big debt that is the american economy shows up in blighty and. you know their debt and they're saying oh it wasn't jamie that did it this time it wasn't jamie that this time i don't jamie i love jamie he loves to hate the west the world like oh oh oh oh. thanks. yeah. as a baby jordan was just a typical baby. he met his milestones and was ahead of the curve on a few of the. very nice social and gray eye contact. you know
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everybody just said what a great guy he was. and we just noticed over a period of a few months. no longer. he started walking on his toes all the time and flapping his hands when he may get excited or overstimulated. i ended up taking him to my pediatrician she just said oh he's autistic that's how it goes sometimes you know they're born that way but we feel like there is something medically going on with him so we took him to this doctor and he said the first thing i want to do is check him for heavy metals. i look at those results and the merger he was off the end of the page i sort of freaked out i thought he's mercury poisoning where did that mercury come from retest of the pate we trust the good ear or have those.

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